Hitachi D-410
Dolby B NR

This Hitachi D-410 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Hitachi in 1976 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $200 and discontinued 5 years later in 1981.

The main features of the Hitachi D-410 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling normal tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the left side of the deck. Tape eject is operated mechanically and the cassette needs to be placed diagonally in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the D-410 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable D-410 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the D-410 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

To make live recordings this deck has 2 microphone inputs to connect microphones with a jack connector. For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1976 Texas Instruments introduces "Little Professor" the first electronic educational toy
1977 AT&T completes it prototype of cell phone technology.
1978 Technics introduced the famous SL-1200MK2 turntable
1979 Nike's Air technology patented by inventor M. Frank Rudy is introduced in the Tailwind running shoe.
1980 Dolby C Noise Reduction introduced by Dolby Laboratories.
1981 NASA launches first Space Shuttle.

Features of Hitachi D-410

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Wood Case Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby FM
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Diagonal Front Tape Loading Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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